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GMAT Update – Choose The Order of Your Test Sections

Beginning July 11, 2017, GMAT test takers will have the flexibility to choose the order of their test sections. Currently, GMAT test takers must take the test in the following order: analytical writing assessment, integrated reasoning, quantitative, verbal. Beginning in July 2017, students will have the option to choose to start with the analytical writing assessment, verbal or […]

Kelly Feist selected as 2017 Best EMBAs Recipient

EMBA ’17 Alum receives national recognition Kelly Feist was selected as one of the 2017 Best EMBAs by Poets and Quants. As Vice President and Business Leader for Patient Care and Monitoring Solutions, Kelly runs a $1.8 billion dollar business for Philips Healthcare. During the Vanderbilt Executive MBA program this second-degree black belt spent her free […]

Andrea Gomirato – Learning the Language of Business

Name: Andrea GomiratoGraduation Year: 2017 Track: Global Immersion Company: Beretta USA Title: Team Lead, Long Guns Andrea Gomirato needed no introduction to international business assignments. In 2011, he transferred from Beretta in his native Italy to the company’s US division, where he now is responsible for all phases of product development for Berretta rifles and shotguns. “The work is […]

Why Owen for Nonprofit Leaders? Meet Beth Torres

Name: Beth Torres Graduation Year: 2011Program: Executive MBACompany: Make-A-Wish Middle TennesseeTitle: President & Chief Executive Officer Beth Torres is a 2011 alumnus of the Executive MBA program and was selected as the 2009 recipient of the Nonprofit Sponsorship. The Nonprofit Sponsorship covers the cost of tuition for the Executive MBA Program and is awarded each year to executive or senior staff […]

Why Owen for Doctors? Meet Jim Jirjis

Name: Jim Jirjis Graduation Year: 2006 Track: Executive Edge MBA Company: HCA Title: Chief Health Information Officer What convinced you that you could or should do the program? I picked business school at Owen because, as my career was progressing, I realized that I needed to enhance my management and leadership knowledge. Owen was a fantastic choice because […]

Why Owen for Engineers? Meet Ed Stinnett

Name: Ed StinnettGraduation Year: 2014 Program: Executive MBA Company: Tennessee Valley Authority Title: Principal Engineer What convinced you that you could or should do the Vanderbilt Executive MBA program? As an engineer, you spend most of your career learning how to be…an engineer. As you move your way up the ladder, the only way you learn the […]

Why Owen for Healthcare Administrators? Meet Jonathan Connor

Name: Jonathan Connor Program: Executive MBA Graduation Year: 2014 Company: HCA / Sarah Cannon Title: AVP, Strategy and Development     What convinced you that you could or should do the Vanderbilt Executive MBA program? Several fellow coworkers and colleagues who had completed both the Executive MBA and MBA programs at Vanderbilt convinced me I should enroll in the […]

Why Owen for Strategy Managers? Meet Bruno Evangelista

Name: Bruno Evangelista Track: EMBA Global Immersion Graduation Year: 2015 Company: Schneider Electric Title: Strategic Manager   What convinced you that you could or should do the Vanderbilt EMBA Global Immersion track? I work for a company that heavily believes in the Vanderbilt MBA. Many colleagues and leaders of the organizations I directly work in went through the program. […]